HomeSecurity & SafetyWoman in custody for attempting to drown five-month-old baby in Ogun

Woman in custody for attempting to drown five-month-old baby in Ogun

A 30-year-old mother, Olubunmi Ajayi is currently being investigated by the Ogun State Police Command for attempting to drown her five-month-old baby, Imole Anifowose in RSS river, Sagamu.

Nigeriacrime.com learned that the timely intervention of Olusola Sonaya who was fortunate to be around the river the mother threw her into the water and quickly rescued the child.

According to the spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Omolola Odutola, on Monday, the baby was rushed to the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu, for medical attention and saying that the said baby is in stable condition.

She further explained that “The heroic rescue of a five-month-old baby, one IMOLE ANIFOWOSE is now in stable condition after one Olusola Sonaya “m” of RSS River Sagamu, averted a premeditated drowning by the mother.

“Following an attempted murder case which occurred on the 21st of January 2024 at about 5:30 PM one Oluwabunmi Ajayi aged 30 years was sighted by a humanitarian who saw the suspect dropping her little child into the river.

“The person who saw her dropping the child into the river raced to the river and rescued the baby from drowning.

“The baby was rushed to OOUTH for immediate medical attention, and examination, and was reported to have survived the trauma.

“The mother has been apprehended and is currently under observation to ascertain her mental health. Efforts have been made to contact relatives or the husband to hand over the baby in the hospital, for appropriate welfare”.

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